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April 17, 2014 | NPR · Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · A typical UPS truck now has hundreds of sensors on it. That's changing the way UPS drivers work — and it foreshadows changes coming for workers throughout the economy.
 
April 17, 2014 | NPR · Brazil is the spiritual home of soccer and a world powerhouse in the sport. It's woven into the Brazilian psyche. Wins and losses have had repercussions in other realms — including politics.
 

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April 17, 2014 | NPR · President Obama met Thursday with insurance company executives and a separate group of insurance regulators from the states, discussing their mutual interest in administering the new health care law.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · The president has visited Prince George's County, Md., four times this year. It is the most affluent county with an African-American majority. It also happens to be very close to the White House.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · Kepler-186f is almost the same size as Earth, and it orbits in its star's "Goldilocks zone"-- where temperatures may be just right for life. But much is unknown because it's also 500 light-years away.
 

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April 12, 2014 | NPR · As pro-Russia demonstrators continue their tense standoff in Eastern Ukraine, police are conspicuously absent from city streets.
 

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April 13, 2014 | NPR · As the anniversary of last year's marathon bombing approaches, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Carrie Johnson about the investigation and legal wrangling yet to come.
 

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Nov 18, 2013 — Australian media reported that the country's spy agency had tried to spy on the Indonesian president's phone calls. In other news, a Russian plane plunged vertically before it crashed over the weekend, and Chile's Michelle Bachelet failed to avoid a runoff in the presidential election.
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Nov 13, 2013 — The dispute revolves around a sensitive area near Jerusalem. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyanu orders his housing minister to reconsider, saying the move creates unnecessary friction with the international community.
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Nov 11, 2013 — Staffers at Bloomberg News accused editors of spiking an investigative story to avoid the wrath of the Communist Party. But analysts say accusations of self-censorship go far beyond this one case. One American academic compares China's censorial authority to a "giant anaconda" — its mere presence enough to make people limit their behavior.
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Nov 8, 2013 — In other news, a Japanese lawmaker is in trouble for handing the emperor a letter, a taboo in the country where the imperial family's role remains a sensitive one; and a Ghanaian minister is fired for allegedly saying she'll stay in politics until she makes at least $1 million.
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Nov 5, 2013 — We also have stories from Venezuela about rising prices and from China about the travails of Olympic gold medalist Sun Yang.
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Nov 1, 2013 — Indonesia summoned the Australian ambassador over allegations Australian diplomatic posts, including the one in Jakarta, were used as part of the U.S. surveillance networks. Also, Germany becomes the first European country to effectively offer a third sex option for newborns.
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Oct 30, 2013 — Also, stories on the resignation of the head of Israel's Teva Pharmaceuticals and an Argentine Supreme Court ruling that clears the way for the breakup of large media firms.
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Oct 18, 2013 — The stories are from a cross section of newspapers around the world. Friday's stories range from a political scandal in Spain to a reunited family in India.
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Oct 17, 2013 — The headlines are from a cross section of newspapers around the world. Thursday's stories range from Chile's bid for a seat on the U.N. Security Council to hope in the aftermath of a deadly earthquake in the Philippines.
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Oct 16, 2013 — The headlines are from a cross section of news organizations around the globe. Wednesday's stories range from the expulsion of a family from France to a popular politician in Indonesia.
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